Someone smashed a hole in the front door and broke into the 82-year-old lunch counter around 3 a.m. at 127 Second Ave. between Seventh Street and St. Mark's Place.
The thief (or thieves) made off with the cash drawer.
Owners Ola and Fawzy Abdelwahed outlined their struggles here at the end of the summer. They're currently relying on pick ups and delivery ... as well as a few outdoor seats ... to stay in business during the pandemic.
They had to cover paying employees, rent, utilities, and buying food for the restaurant on only 10 percent of their previous income.
On May 30 someone smashed in their front window during a spate of vandalism along Second Avenue.